Paul Bunyan Lesson Plan

Instructor: Artem Cheprasov
This lesson plan includes activities, key terms, quizzes, and two lessons that will help students learn more about tall tales, Paul Bunyan, and Babe the blue Ox.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students should be able to:

  • define a tall tale
  • describe examples of tall tales
  • explain how Paul Bunyan and Babe were used in tall tales

Length

1-2 hours

Materials

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.7

Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they 'see' and 'hear' when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.9

Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1

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